Summary: A sense of Urgency
A sense of urgency
Now – during a time of hatred
Now during the time where children disrespect their parents and teachers
Now during a period where drugs run rampant in our community
Now – a sense of urgency.
Now – where pulpit leaders molest our children
Now when so called Christians with pious attitudes pass judgements and turn away folk at the door
Now when preachers sugar coat the gospel to cover their own multitudes of sin.
Now a sense of urgency
Now in a time when mothers don’t encourage their daughters not to lay with Jack & John because they are laying with Paul and Simon
Now in a time where fathers don’t teach making babies don’t make you a man, because the have 15 babies with 15 different mamma’s and 3 more on the way.
Now in a time where prejudices and bigotry is overlooked as long as it doesn’t effect my household
Now in a time where powers in authority positions have no compassion for those with no money and no hope.
Now is a time of urgency
Choose ye this day
Seek the Lord while you have time
Time out for fence straddelers
Jude – ½ brother of Jesus
Jude – single chapter book consisting of 25 verses.
The reason Jude wrote the letter –
Concern about the people’s salvation
Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling & to present you without in front of our glorious God – embedding in us joy. Our God – Our Savior – who is wise – and has all glory – rule – and power –
Now - at this moment when joy is needed
here and now when equality seems fleeting
immediately when peace appears evasive
turn to the one who is able to keep you from falling
instantaneously he can relieve your stress and replace it with peace that surpasses all understaning
here and now he can give you joy to sustain you in the midnight hour
now to the one who is able
God sent his son so we could be reconciled now
God gave us a savior so we could be redeemed now
Jesus died so that we could have a chance for life now
Jesus was convicted so now someone could be converted
Jesus asked for forgivess so we could be forgiven now